Archive for July, 2010

CALL TO GIVE Campaign…

CALL TO GIVE Campaign…

…to help fund YOGA BEAN MAGAZINE After reading my magazine I realized that I wasn’t very clear about the donation piece in my greeting. This donation of $10 or more will help Yoga Bean Magazine continue to grow.  It will help to pay ALL the fees that are associated with putting out a bi-monthly, online [&hellip

Namaste! June 2010 Issue

Namaste!  June 2010 Issue

The bright sun is HERE!!!  And I couldn’t be happier!  As always it also means everyone gets busier because there is so much more to do with the better weather and longer days settling in to stay for a while.  I know I am busier.  I add to my schedule by teaching an outside yoga [&hellip

How do we relax?

How do we relax?

I just recently had my first experience at a Turkish/Russian spa. What an adventure! It was a Saturday morning in my little corner of New Jersey.  I was supposed to be meeting a friend from my yoga class, Veronika, and others at this Turkish/Russian spa in Southampton, PA, just a half hour from my house.  [&hellip

Day and Night

By, Kristen Ashley Russo As the happy sun hid behind the gloomy cloud It was as if the cloud turned the lights off in the sky The moon came out for its night shift And the tired sun went to sleep All the stars begged the moon To let them come out and lay across [&hellip

Bulb Brain

Bulb Brain

Bulbs exhaust their nutrients when they bloom.  To get your bulbs to bloom again they need to replenish their systems.  So, don’t trim the ugly dried blooms from the plant, no matter how unattractive.  They are there for a reason.  Those old, ugly blooms and leaves are there to carry on the photosynthesis process.  Once [&hellip

Be Aware of What We Do To The Planet

Be Aware of What We Do To The Planet

Two million plastic beverage bottles are used in the US every five minutes. http://aguanomics.com/2008/03/how-many-bottles.html Since their introduction, trillions of plastic bags have been consumed. Add to this huge sum all the disposable paper bags used globally, and the numbers get even more staggering. http://www.reusablebags.com/facts.php A primary cause of ocean pollution is plastic. The world uses [&hellip

Eat Organic?

Eat Organic?

If you don’t want to spend all of your money buying organic food, what are the best produce choices to make? The DIRTIEST Fruits! The top six fruits that you should definitely buy organic are: 1)    Peaches- they have the highest pesticide quantity of any fruit or vegetable. 2)    Apples- second most pesticide-ridden fruit 3)    [&hellip